Cristina Barillas is a plumber for Union 130 based in Chicago. Cristina is very active in her union, who are also responsible for the famous green dying of Chicago river for St Patricks day. She also volunteers for Chicago Women in Trades and actively supports the next generation of female plumbers.
This interview is part of a growing international archive documenting the experiences of women working in manual trades and non traditional employment.
Cristina was interviewed on 19/03/2018 at the Chicago Women in Trades HQ in Chicago, IL (USA).